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Bill Cook Foundation Supports Education Around the World

Since 2015, the foundation that ΦΒΚ member Bill Cook created has distributed around two million dollars to support children’s education in 31 countries.

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Dividing the Faith: Tracing the Rise of America’s Segregated Churches

Author Richard J. Boles (ΦBK, Boston College) is a professor of history at Oklahoma State and Gamma of Oklahoma’s chapter historian.

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From Uber Driver to Harvard Law

Daniel Egel-Weiss (ΦBK, George Washington University), an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, discusses the value of a liberal arts education and his commitment to equity and care for others.

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From the Secretary: The Value of Liberal Education to Democracy

Liberal education in particular cultivates the capacity to deal with complexity and diversity and not be threatened by differences of opinion.

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From a Winter of Discontent to a Spring of Hope

Now is a critical time for you to welcome new legislators and educate them about issues that matter to you.

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Duke University Renames Building to Honor Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke

Among Duke’s most noteworthy ΦBK alumni, Reuben-Cooke enrolled 1963 as one of the school’s first five Black undergraduates and later returned as a trustee for the university.

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2020 Nobel Prize Winners

The Phi Beta Kappa Society is pleased to recognize three of its members among this year’s Nobel Prize winners.

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Elizabeth Cullen Dunn’s Virtual Visit to Centre College

ΦBK Visiting Scholar Elizabeth Cullen Dunn is a professor of geography at Indiana University Bloomington.

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2020 Book Awards

​The ΦBK Book Awards are given annually to outstanding scholarly books published in the United States. See this year’s winners!

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ΦΒΚ Award Winners 2020

Read about ΦΒΚ winners and finalists for this year’s MacArthur Foundation Fellowships, ΦΒΚ Book Awards, National Book Awards, Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes.

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Playwright Explores Whiteness and Privilege in a Time of Pandemic

Eliza Bent (ΦBK, Boston College) discusses her latest play in which she assumes the roles of three different women named Karen, a take on the popular meme.

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A ΦBK Graduate with a Head for the Law and a Heart for Charity

Evan Berquist (ΦBK Colorado College), a Stanford Law School graduate and member of Cozen O’Connor’s Corporate Practice, is recognized for his pro bono work.